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Americana: The U.S. Army

Posted by on Nov 11, 2010 in Americana | Comments Off on Americana: The U.S. Army

Clinton L. Chalkley joined the U.S. Army in 1942 and, following a miserable Atlantic crossing on a troop carrier, attained the rank of...

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Person: General George S. Patton

Posted by on Jan 3, 2010 in People | 5 comments

General Patton was politically incorrect before the phrase existed. His strong opinions and unorthodox tactics were the reasons why he was...

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Americana: The Greatest Generation

Posted by on May 24, 2009 in Americana | 2 comments

My father was one of millions of American men and women who fought in World War II. He served in North Africa, then advanced through...

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